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I Came Upon a Wall

One day I came upon a wall Stretched as far as I could see. I could hear nothing at all, What were they keeping from me. I began to look for a door, Or a way to slip inside, For this I could not ignore, Had to see the other side. After walking for hours, I discovered a little crack. Through it I could see flowers, Never seen beauty like that. With exertion and some might, I was able to get through. Was such a beautiful sight, Grass of green and sky so blue. Like nothing I’ve seen before, A butterfly leaving her cocoon, I landed on a peaceful shore, And hummed a soft tune. Felt the breeze through my hair. It was such a delight. I wondered do I dare, Stay here the entire night. Just as I started to lay back, I heard a strange rustling sound, Then a loud “crack!” And there was netting all around. Suddenly I was swept in the air, And put in some kind of truck. I began to scream “It’s not fair.” I heard back. “Tough luck.” With the roar of the engine, And the bumps in the road. I realize I’m being taken Back by the busload. The next thing I remember, As I awoke in the morning dew, And it’s still such a blur, Was being put back inside the Zoo. By Greg Stanley January 3, 2012 Entry into the “Tell Me a Story” Contest Sponsored by Debbie Guzzi

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Date: 1/4/2012 7:04:00 AM
Awesome Greg...loved it best of luck for the contest xx
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